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Current opening times

Opening times for Kew Gardens until Spring 2015


Kew Gardens opens daily at 9.30am, except for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day when the Gardens are closed.

Dates Opening times* Kew Palace**

26 October 2014 to 6 February 2015

9.30am to 4.15pm

7 February to 28 March 2015 9.30am to 5.30pm Closed
29 March to 31 August 2015 Monday to Friday 9.30am to 6.30pm

Open from 2 April

10am to 5pm

Weekends and bank holidays 9.30am to 7.30pm
1 September to 24 October 2015 9.30am to 6pm

10am to 5.30pm

Closed from 6 September 2015


*Last entry to the Gardens is 30 minutes before the gates close. The glasshouses, galleries, Climbers and Creepers and the Treetop Walkway close 30 minutes before the gates close. Please note that the glasshouses, galleries and Climbers and Creepers will close at 5.30pm between 29 March 2015 and 31 August 2015.

**Last entry to Kew Palace is at 5pm.

Queen Charlotte's Cottage is open at weekends and bank holidays only from 2 April 2015 until 27 September 2015, at 11am to 4pm (last entry ten minutes before closing)

The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art and the Marianne North Gallery are closed on Mondays 

Restaurant, café and shop opening times


Orangery Restaurant

White Peaks Café

Pavilion Restaurant***

Victoria Plaza Café Victoria Plaza Shop White Peaks Shop

26 October to 6 February 2015

10am to 3.15pm

9.30am to 3.45pm

9.30am to 4.15pm

10am to 3.45pm**** (see change of times from 10 November)

7 February to 28 March 2015 10am to 4.30pm 9.30am to 5pm 9.30am to 5.30pm 10am to 5pm

29 March to 31 August 2015

10am to 5.30pm

(6.30pm weekends and bank holidays)

9.30am to 6pm

(7pm weekends and bank holidays)

9.30am to 6.30pm

(7.30pm weekends and bank holidays)

10am to 6pm

(7pm weekends and bank holidays)

1 September to 24 October 2015

10am to 5pm 9.30am to 5.30pm

9.30am to 6pm

10am to 5.30pm


***The Pavilion Restaurant is closed from 3 November 2014 until 27 March 2015 and will re-open from 28 March until 14 November 2015.
****From 10 November 2014 until February 2015 the White Peaks Shop will open from 12 - 3.45pm from Monday to Friday and 11am-3.45pm at weekends and Bank Holidays. During Christmas at Kew (26 November to 3 January) the shop will be open from 5 - 9.30pm.